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Humanities: Cold War spreads

Multi media links

BBC: The World Since 1945 – Hungary 1956 (Part 1)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU3xY-h_uGk 

BBC: The World Since 1945 – Hungary 1956 (Part 2)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyx48rLla7k 

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: 1968 Invasion of Prague

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XgxLgnpRYw 

BBC 20th Century Battlefields: The Vietnam War

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRlGB5FdTbk 

US Army Propaganda Documentary (1962) – ‘The Wall’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ycppm2cEsw 

Al Jazeera English – 50th Anniversary building of the Berlin Wall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNH8ahjoH6o 

Short Film – Who was Conrad Schumann?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4KBziYZvJY 

DWTV – East German Refugee & the Border Guard 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOF9EtFxr8o 

DWTV – ‘Walled in’ Germany’s inner border

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwQsTzGkbiY 

PBS: Three Men Go To War – The Cuban Missile Crisis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhFByQpYvp4 

The Armageddon Letters: Who cares about the Cuban Missile Crisis?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zObCklM5LPw 

The Armageddon Letters: Be Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJuKpf_8IJ0 

The Armageddon Letters: Be Khrushchev during the Cuban Missile Crisis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8hLWDdvBm8 

The Armageddon Letters: Be Castro during the Cuban Missile Crisis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHVpuhApSC0 

The Armageddon Letters: Was Castro Crazy?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2Y4314xQ0Q

Historiography

Plans (Domino theory and containment)

The Domino Theory ( History.com)

The Cold War and Containment

Kennan and Containment, 1947 (Office of the Historian. US Deaprtment of State)

The Korean War

The Korean War 1950-1953 (Australian War Memorial)

The Korean War : An Overview (BBC History)

The Korean War (History Lerning Site)

The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis ( John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Musuem)

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis (Spartacus Educational)

Cuban Missile Crisis : On the brink of Nucear War (BBC History) slide show, documents and visuals

Czech Uprising

The Czechoslovakia Uprising (Cold War Museum)

The Prague Spring of 1968 (History Learning Site)

The Prague Spring (BBC Bitsize: Events in Czechoslovakia 1968)

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall (Newseum) Interactive website about facts on the Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall online (facts, photographs, recollections etc)

The Berlin Wall (History Learning Site)

West of the Wall by Toni Fisher

The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall (BBC Documentary)

The Vietnam War

The causes of the Cold War (History Learing Site)

Was Vietnam a turning point in the Cold War (The National Archives Learning Curve)

Vietnam War History (BBC News) (Build up, escalating war, turning point, US withdrawal, Fall of Saigon)

Hungarian Uprising

The Hungarian Uprising of 1956 (History Learing Site)

The Hungarian Revolution (BBC Bitesize)